Why Should the House Impeach President Obama?
Article 2, Section 1 of the Constitution requires that before presidents can assume their duties they must take the oath of office. Every president from George Washington to Barack Obama has placed their hand on a Bible and sworn,” I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my | Read More »
Why Can’t We Change?
Paths with no obstacles usually lead nowhere. Among those who hallow the Constitution you will find no more loyal devotee to this document that helped continue the limited government established under the Article of Confederation. There is no one who believes more passionately than the author of this article that the Constitution provided the space for the individual freedom, personal liberty, and economic opportunity needed | Read More »
Which Words Work
What words mean is important. The ability to speak, to transfer complex and symbolic knowledge from one person to another is one of the hallmarks of humanity. When words lose their meaning communication loses its ability to transmit thoughts. Obviously words can change their meanings over time. One example is the word prevent. This word now means to stop something from happening. Hundreds of years | Read More »
Whose Responsibility is It?
God makes all of us to be round pegs in round holes. In a free society if we end up a round peg in a square hole…..that’s on us. There is no feeling worse than believing we have squandered our talents, wasted our life, and made no difference in our short time upon the world stage. If we live in a society that chooses what, | Read More »
Who Will Win the War Against Income Inequality?
From each according to their ability to each according to their need was the hollow promise of the Soviet Union. It was long known to be merely the cover for a ruthless Communist Party that pretended to build a worker’s paradise while in fact enslaving a nation for its own gain. Today this infamous lie has been resurrected in America as the war against income | Read More »
Tags: Dr. Robert Owens
, Equality of Outcome
, Federal Reserve
, income inequality
, Progressive Agenda
, progressive tax
, socialist agenda
, Wealth redistribution
What’s the Reason?
Just as the pursuit of perfection can often end in the sacrifice of what is good so too the worship of reason often results in the exaltation of mediocrity and the circumscription of reasonable thought and action. Daily the Progressives aggressively push forward against positions which have long been the traditional battle lines of the conservative movement. The front lines in the culture war move | Read More »
Never the Twain Shall Meet
When Kipling coined this phrase in the 19th century he was lamenting the gulf of understanding between the imperial British and their subjects on the Indian subcontinent. It has since entered general usage meaning two things that are so different they have no opportunity to unite. In the development and discussion of liberty there are two strains which fit this description. There is the English | Read More »
Liberty Makes Ignorance Necessary
If we knew everything in the past and the future there would be little need for freedom. If we could accurately know all that preceded our fleeting moment upon life’s stage, if we could know all the consequences of our present desires, and if we could know what we would desire in the future we could then chart a course to perfection without any detours | Read More »
You Didn’t Build That
We can’t know what we don’t know however we can know that we don’t know or as Socrates taught us the recognition of our ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. The society and civilization in which any human lives and operates is like water to a fish. Something they move around in, something they need to survive, it is also something they don’t even notice. | Read More »
The Nature of Things
When my grandmother was born a horse was the normal means of transport. When my granddaughter was born the International Space Striation was the brightest light in the night’s sky. In other words, things change. When I sat on the couch and watched the first man walk on the moon with my grandmother she didn’t believe it was real. When I tell my low information | Read More »